Fresh Cherry Pie Recipe

Fresh Cherry Pie Recipe

unsplash-logoBrooke Lark There is nothing better than a home-made cherry pie. People often think of pies as being labor intensive, but realistically, pies are really easy to make. The secret? Buy the crust! 🙂  Everybody thinks you need pie cherries to make a pie,...
Granny’s Freezer Jam Recipe

Granny’s Freezer Jam Recipe

unsplash-logoMario Mesaglio Fruit Jam can be very intimidating for most cooks. Freezer Jam is the way to go! Making Freezer Jam is easy, takes 3 ingredients and lasts a very long time. It is also easy to modify based on the type of fruit you are using, and dietary...

Do you have your cherry pitter, yet?

Every year we get asked if we sell cherry pitters. Unfortunately, we don’t, we can’t compete with the box stores. I thought I would give our customers some options that can be easily obtained on Amazon, along with some feedback. In my lifetime, I’ve...
Save the Honeybee!

Save the Honeybee!

Scientist think they’ve identified two problematic chemicals that are contributing to colony collapse disorder. Hockaday Orchards is committed to protecting our bees and will be label checking to make sure we are not using either chemical. Two chemicals –...